The Absolute State of Healthcare

Where do I even start with this one. How about this: 75% of medical costs in the US are spent on people in their last year of life. And I don’t have to tell you, but that’s an astronomical sum of money. Now, it’s your damn money, and your business if you want to spend […]

Why I Post Less

This blog (I hate the word) is named what it is for a reason. I began it to take a whack at all those who try to reason out of our problems from a modernist frame. “Setting the Record Straight” I have been posting less not because I have run out of things to say, […]

Proles, Carpetbaggers, and Reaction

The slick cityboy carpetbagger goes to the small town and tells the working men there that he is going to improve their lives, make them better, make them richer, they just have to do this that and the other thing that ends up enriching the carpetbagger and ruining the proles. The slick communist intellectual brings […]

Chronicle of King Donald I

It is easier to think about Trump and his presidency through the lens of ancient politics rather than filter it through the illusion of modern democratic politics. Hence this post. If one has the haze and illusion of democratic politics clouding his vision, it looks like Trump is not getting much done. Almost counterintuitively, it […]

Test of Your Game: Answer Key

D/C B D A C A D Yeah, this took a long time. My bad. Now I can start replying to commenters on the first post. Didn’t want to spoil the answers. 1:C/D D is what I would do today, though I would have done it much earlier, but you get credit for C as […]

Mental Illness

The vast majority of mental illnesses are fake. First we should rectify our names. I define mental illness as profound disconnection from reality. For example, say you feel depressed. If your wife just died, well, that’s not mental illness. You have a very good reason, in actual reality, to feel crushed. If you feel depressed, […]